Famous Places to visit in Sweden

Sweden is undoubtedly one of the places where tourists flock to. The cities are compact and landscape is interesting. There are a number of famous places in Sweden which can make your holiday worthwhile. Not only that these places of interest are sure to give you true worth of your hard earned cash. Visiting Sweden is often an experience of a lifetime.

The best time to visit Sweden is during the month of June. Alternatively, the months of July and May are equally good. However, if you don't want to strain your purse, you can opt for the months of August through September when the airline tickets are cheaper and so is the hotel tariff.

The weather in Sweden is temperate and this is also one of the factors that determine whether you should be visiting the country at that point of time. Given below are some of the famous places in Sweden. Check them out.

  1. Stockholm
  2. The capital city is delightful and inviting. Some of the places which are a must-see in Stockholm include Gamla Stan, Wasa Museum, Drottingholm Palace, Gripsholm Castle, Lake Malaren, Stockholm Archipelago etc

  3. Uppsala
  4. Uppsala which also falls in the category of famous places in Sweden plays an instrumental role in the developing economy of the country. It takes less than 60 minutes to reach Uppsala from Stockholm.

  5. Gothenburg
  6. Gothenburg is also known as Goteborg. Some of the places in Gothenburg which you cannot afford to miss include Liseberg Amusement Park, Volvo Car assembly plant, Rohsska Museum, Linnestanden etc. And if you want to tour the adjoining areas, put up at a hotel in Goteborg to do so.

  7. Crystal Country
  8. Crystal country is also known as "Kingdom of Crystal". The area is basically famous for crystal production. It is located to the west of Kalmar.

  9. Kalmar
  10. Don't miss out on the famous Kalmar Castle. One of the best and famous places in Sweden, Kalmar also has the Domykyrkan or the cathedral.

  11. Gota Canal
  12. Connecting Stckholm with Gothenburg is the Gota Canal. Embark upon a trip through the canal. The cruise passes through rivers, canals and the largest lake in Sweden. If you are interested in viewing both Stockholm and Gothenurg simultaneously, don't miss out on this trip.

  13. Swedish Lapland
  14. Lapland is often regarded as Europe's last wilderness. The same applies for Lapland in Finland and Norway. Kiruna is one place where you can put up if you are interested in catching a glimpse of northern lights and midnight sun.
In addition to the famous places in Sweden mentioned above, there are other places too which you shouldn't miss. They include the following -

  1. Operan
  2. Djurgardsfarjan
  3. Stadshuset
  4. Skeppsholmen Island
  5. Avenyn
  6. Visby
  7. Ice Hotel
  8. Malmo etc

Reaching Sweden
Scandinavian Airlines is the main airline company that operates in the country and also overseas. The main airports in Sweden are -

  1. Stockholm Arlanda International Airport
  2. Malmo Sturup International Airport
  3. Gothenburg International Airport